Wild plants in and around Shimane 島根とその周辺の野生植物

 

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Family:
 
Asteraceae /
Kikuka


 

Species in the genus Eclipta:


Eclipta prostrata / Takasaburou

   

Eclipta prostrata / Takasaburou タカサブロウ

 
Eclipta prostrata, an annual of 20-70cm in height, grows in damp places on roadsides, especially those close to paddies. Stems and leaves have bristles and feel sandy. Leaves are alternate, 3-10cm long, 0.5-2.5cm wide, in the shape of a lanceolate. Flower heads measure approximately 1cm in diameter, with two rows of white ligulate flowers around them and green-white tubular ones in the center parts. Bloom time: August-September.
               
                     
                     
                     

SUMMER #4

 

 

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